Václav Havel, 5 October 1936 - 18 December 2011.
Commemoration of the first President of the Czech Republic Václav Havel by signing a Book of Condolences at the Czech Permanent Representation.
The Book of Condolences will be opened at the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the European Union (Rue Caroly 15) for general public on Thursday, 22 December (10.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00) and on Friday, 23 December 2011 (10.00-11.00).
The Government of the Czech Republic decided on three days of State Mourning, starting on Wednesday, 21 December. The State Funeral of Mr. Václav Havel takes place in St. Vitus Cathedral at the Prague Castle on Friday, 23 December 2011 at 12.00; the Funeral Service will be celebrated by the Archbishop of Prague, Mons. Dominik Duka.